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Flared Nostrils: Size Matters to Your Face

December 8, 2017
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Not too long ago, our founder, Dr George Marcells, was asked to write an article about flared nostrils for a national magazine.

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Facelift FAQ & A With a Facial Plastic Surgeon – PART III

November 10, 2017
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Welcome to the third instalment of our three-part series on facelifts.

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Facelift FAQ & A With a Facial Plastic Surgeon – PART II

October 27, 2017
Facelift FAQ & A With a Facial Plastic Surgeon - PART II

We hope you’re enjoying our series on facelifts. They’re definitely a hot topic.

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Facelift FAQ & A With a Facial Plastic Surgeon – PART I

October 13, 2017
Facelift FAQ & A With a Facial Plastic Surgeon - PART I

The decision to have a facelift has serious implications and must be considered carefully.

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Your Before & After Facelift Photos Can Help Others

September 29, 2017
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We have two kinds of patients at our Edgecliff practice: people who want everyone to know they’ve had a facelift and people who don’t.

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7 Must-Know Facts from Your FACIAL Plastic Surgeon

September 15, 2017
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Don’t be scared. Instead, we say “Be Prepared” for your visit with Dr George Marcells or any facial plastic surgeon.

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X-Rays Reveal Truth about Marilyn Monroe’s Nose

September 1, 2017
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One question about rhinoplasty that we enjoy answering at our practice is whether people will be able to tell they’ve had surgery.

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What Your Nose & Pinocchio’s Have in Common

August 18, 2017
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One of the questions often posed at our Edgecliff practice is “How old is too old for rhinoplasty?”

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“Loser” Star Credits Rhinoplasty for Big Win

July 21, 2017
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Many of Dr Marcells’ patients at our Edgecliff practice are teenagers. More often than not, they (and their parents) wonder if it’s too soon to have a rhinoplasty because…

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How to Ace Your Rhinoplasty Consultation

July 7, 2017
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Are you thinking about scheduling a rhinoplasty consult at our Edgecliff practice? Excellent!

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Aesthetic Procedures: The “Cure” for Invisibility

June 16, 2017
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There’s a difference between being invisible and feeling invisible.

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Chin Up: Surprising Fix for A “Big” Nose

June 2, 2017
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“Why is Dr Marcells looking at my chin when I came to see him about making my big nose look smaller?” a patient asked recently.

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: eCigs & Facial Plastic Surgery

May 19, 2017
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Our practice in Edgecliff is a no-judgment zone. We only offer opinions about a patient’s lifestyle when we feel a behaviour is detrimental to surgery success.

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Can I Wear Glasses After Rhinoplasty?

May 5, 2017
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Our team loves questions about rhinoplasty. We were delighted recently when a patient we’ll call “Elizabeth” at our Edgecliff practice asked, “Do I have to sacrifice my eyes to improve my nose?”

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Gotcha! 9 Ways to Spot Shady Facial Plastic Surgeons

April 21, 2017
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It’s one thing to buy a fabulous fake designer dress or handbag. It’s quite another to think you’ve found a qualified facial plastic surgeon, then learn that s/he is a phoney

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Love Story 2017: Millennials & Injectables

April 7, 2017
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We’ve noticed a change at our practice. We’re seeing more and more 20- and 30-somethings coming in for an early start on anti-ageing treatments.

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Will You Lose Your Emotions with Your Wrinkles?

March 24, 2017
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Neuromodulators, the science-y name for anti-wrinkle injections, are extremely popular at our Edgecliff practice.

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10 Questions & Answers about Facelifts

March 10, 2017
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A patient at our Edgecliff practice recently asked, “Will cosmetic injectables replace facelifts?”

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The Facts about Facial Surgery Nerve Damage

February 24, 2017
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The risk of facial nerve damage following a cosmetic procedure is one of many factors Dr Marcells discusses with prospective patients…

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For Cosmetic Surgery, There’s No Place Like Home

February 10, 2017
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When Dorothy left Kansas looking for her heart’s desire, she ultimately realised “There’s no place like home.” That same realisation has come, sometimes too late…

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Early Bird Special: How to Prevent Facial Ageing

January 27, 2017
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In this space, we’ve written often on the subject of facial rejuvenation and the surgical and non-surgical treatments that correct/minimise evident signs of facial ageing.

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When All Else Fails…Lipstick!

January 13, 2017
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Staffers at our new practice in Edgecliff were talking with patients recently about their must-have lists for the holidays.

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Nose Job: Treatments vs. Tweak-ments

December 30, 2016
Nose Job: Treatments vs. Tweak-ments

Would you like to know more about surgical and non-surgical rhinoplasty?

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Cosmetic Surgery Doesn’t Have to Be a Tell-All

December 16, 2016
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It’s one thing to be obsessed with the idea of facial plastic surgery for yourself, but an alarming number of people seem obsessed with other people’s faces and bodies.

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Anti-Ageing: Prevention is Better than Cure!

December 2, 2016
Anti-Ageing: Prevention is Better than Cure!

Expert aestheticians such as we have at our practice are trained to help individuals navigate the sometimes confusing world of make-up, skincare, and SPF.

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Granny Priscilla Presley Says YES to a Facelift

November 18, 2016
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If you are in good physical and mental health and have realistic expectations about what can be achieved with surgical and non-surgical procedures, your age may be irrelevant.

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Revision Rhinoplasty: It’s Not Pretty When You Can’t Breathe

November 4, 2016
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If you’re not happy with the results of a recent or long-ago rhinoplasty, this article will be of particular interest to you.

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Which Kind of Facial Wrinkles Do You Have?

October 14, 2016
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Dr Marcells and his team are masterful at diagnosing wrinkles. A personal in-depth interview with every patient allows our team to develop treatment plans tailored to their individual wrinkle-busting needs. Do you know the best wrinkle treatment to keep your face fresh and youthful? If not, we hope this article will help you sort out […]

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Am I a Good Candidate for a Deep Plane Facelift?

September 30, 2016
Am I a Good Candidate for a Deep Plane Facelift?

The deep plane facelift is one of the most advanced, sophisticated facial plastic surgery techniques used today. With all a deep plane facelift has to offer, why would anyone want anything else?

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How Will My Facelift Look in 5 Years?

September 16, 2016
How Will My Facelift Look in 5 Years?

It’s the question on the lips of virtually every facelift patient that visits Dr Marcells at our practice in Edgecliff: “How long will my facelift last?” This article is dedicated to answering that question.

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How to Avoid an Epic Facelift Fail

September 2, 2016
How to Avoid an Epic Facelift Fail

Plastic surgery doesn’t always turn out the way people want it to, whether you’re a red carpet regular or just a regular at the local supermarket. In this article, we explain what you can do to ensure that things go right.

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3 Ways Paleo Fights Ageing Skin

August 19, 2016
3 Ways Paleo Fights Ageing Skin

The Paleo Diet is filled with nutrient-dense foods such as veggies, meats, and starchy tubers. These deliver a mountain of vitamins and minerals to your body. Beyond these body-nourishing substances, the Paleo Diet includes plenty of skin-loving, collagen-building foods.

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5 Anti-Ageing Must-Do’s for Skin

August 5, 2016
5 Anti-Ageing Must-Do’s for Skin

In this article, we lay out the rules for keeping signs of facial ageing at bay. Don’t worry, they’re a snap to follow. Best of all: the impact on your wallet is small, but the benefits for your skin are enormous.

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Answers to Patients’ Top 6 Face Lift Questions

July 22, 2016
Answers to Patients’ Top 6 Face Lift Questions

Today, we’re answering the top questions asked by our patients about rhytidoplasty, the medical term for face lift. We hope you’ll find your answers here, too.

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What Do Your Eyes Say About You?

July 8, 2016
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Sadly, gravity, sagging muscles, and the loss of collagen can make eyes appear old and tired. Here are some things you can do about that.

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Facelift in a Bottle?

June 17, 2016
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Here’s the science behind the new sensation.

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Beauty in Balance & Why Looks Matter

June 3, 2016
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In the great scheme of things, looks shouldn’t matter, but they do. Perhaps this is why the history of plastic cosmetic surgery dates back to 600 B.C, and continues to bring patients to our practice in Bondi Junction.

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Gaining Popularity: Rhinoplasty for Men

May 20, 2016
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Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular facial plastic surgeries Dr Marcells performs. Here are some reasons why men have gotten on the rhinoplasty bandwagon.

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Facelifts at 40: It’s About a Personal Best

May 6, 2016
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Is 40 the new 60 when it comes to facial enhancement? It appears to be.

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Trending: Cosmetic Enhancement a Deux

April 22, 2016
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At About Face, men and women alike now feel free to talk openly about their self-improvement goals.

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Is Your Neck Calling Your Face a Liar?

April 8, 2016
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You don’t have to spend your life wrapped up in scarves to camouflage your neck. In this article, we’re sharing secrets to maintain a youthful neckline.

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Trending for 2016: Eyelid Surgery & Nose Reshaping

March 25, 2016
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The United States has proven itself to be an excellent barometer of what’s happening here in Australia, so we’re sharing the highlights of that report in today’s article.

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Smoke & Mirrors: Before You Have a Face Lift…

March 11, 2016
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In this article, we explain why experienced facial plastic surgeons like Dr Marcells insist that patients give up smoking prior to a facelift, neck lift, or any procedure that requires the skin to be shifted.

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Foolproof Tips for Looking Your Best in Holiday Snaps

February 26, 2016
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If you’ve got a special event in your future, NOW is the time to think about what you can do to get camera-ready.

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“Kardashian Effect” & Facial Plastic Surgery for Millennials

February 12, 2016
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In this post, however, we’d like to look at a different kind of change. This change isn’t in surgery; it’s in the patients themselves.

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Botched! About Face Explains How to Avoid a Rhinoplasty Disaster

January 29, 2016
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In this article, we review the key factor that goes into a successful rhinoplasty and explain what Dr Marcells does to help his patients achieve their goals.

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Beautiful Skin Bootcamp: Exercise Your Right to Be Flawless

January 15, 2016
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In this article, we’re highlighting three innovative strategies to help patients at About Face quickly improve skin tone and texture without surgery.

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Beauty Bootcamp: 3 Ways to Be Sure Your Face Kicks Butt this Summer

January 1, 2016
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With swimsuit season just around the corner, the team at About Face in Bondi Junction want to remind you that no matter what shape your body is in, a beautiful face instantly makes you a standout.

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People Meeting People: On Location with Dr George Marcells

December 18, 2015
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I believe that the collective knowledge of facial plastic surgeons is being constantly enriched by the work of researchers and practitioners from across the world.

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Skittish about Swimwear? Ladies, You’re Not Alone

December 2, 2015
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In this post, we talk more about the often over-looked topic of male body image and look at some of the ways surgical and non-surgical rejuvenation can help guys enjoy fun in the sun without self-consciousness.

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Put on a Happy Face: Predictions for Facial Rejuvenation in 2016

November 20, 2015
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What’s new in facial rejuvenation for next year? I’ve got two predictions that I’d like to share.

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Blepharoplasty + A Quick Recovery = Happy Holidays for You

November 6, 2015
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With Christmas and the New Year fast approaching, we’ve been seeing a different kind of holiday shopping at About Face.

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Dr George Marcells Serves Up Foods For Your Face

October 23, 2015
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As a medical doctor, I’m interested in everything that keeps my patients’ bodies in tip-top shape, and my own body, too!

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Anne Robinson Facelift Fail: The Weakest Link May be Excess

October 9, 2015
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In this post, I’d like to take a closer look at Anne Robinson’s facial transformation and talk about the risk of excessive cosmetic surgery.

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Facelifts, Fillers & Frontiers in Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation

September 25, 2015
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In this post, I’d like to focus on cosmetic injectables and how they can give your face a lift without surgery.

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Don’t Be Fooled: The Truth about Recovering from a Deep-Plane Facelift

September 11, 2015
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I’d like to share a concern that several patients have raised about having a deep-plane facelift for facial rejuvenation at my practice in Bondi Junction.

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Science News: 2 Cosmetic Enhancement Procedures Make You More Likeable

August 28, 2015
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In today’s post, I’d like to share breaking news from the world of cosmetic enhancement research. A ground-breaking study is shedding light on a concept called “facial profiling” and an unexpected benefit that can come with cosmetic enhancement.

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Facelift Face-Off: Actress Meg Ryan vs. Jane Leeves

August 14, 2015
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When patients visit me at About Face to talk about how a facelift can help them achieve their cosmetic enhancement goals, many of them say: I want to look like a movie star

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When Is the Right Time to Make Teens’ #1 Cosmetic Enhancement Wishes Come True?

July 31, 2015
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I am proud to have earned the accolade “master of rhinoplasty” from both patients and my peers around the world.

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Good Riddance to Bad Wrinkles in Bondi Junction

July 17, 2015
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As the founder of About Face in Bondi Junction, one of my great challenges (and also my greatest pleasures) is bringing new, enthusiastic professionals to my practice. That’s why I’m so pleased to announce the addition of a dedicated nurse injector to the team.

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The Right Facial Enhancement: Relax, Refill, or Refresh

July 3, 2015
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We offer a variety of solutions for rejuvenating the appearance, and in today’s post I’d like to talk about the different choices that exist for relaxing, refilling, and refreshing your face.

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5 Facial Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2015 from the President of AAFPS

June 19, 2015
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What does 2015 hold for patients and providers? In this post, I’m sharing my predictions for what we’ll see in the year to come.

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Dr George Marcells First-Timers Guide to Facial Plastic

June 5, 2015
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I had a funny conversation with a prospective patient the other day who told me she had been “bitten by the facial plastic surgery bug.” She needed my guidance, and I was happy to give it to her.

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Dr George Marcells Reveals the Truth about Non-Surgical “Face Lifts”

May 22, 2015
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Dr George Marcells Explains “When Is a Face Lift Not a Face Lift?”

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How to Solve Facial Ageing Problems

May 8, 2015
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In this post, I’d like to invite you to explore the intricacies of the ageing face with the help of our sister organisation in the U.S.

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The Best Solution for Ageing Skin Depends on Your Age!

April 24, 2015
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Let me tell you more about what I’ve observed at my practice here in Edgecliff.

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Dr Marcells Asks: Do You Know the 5 Stages of Facial Ageing?

April 10, 2015
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In this article, I’ll introduce you to the five stages of facial ageing to help you understand what’s happening and why.

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Dr Marcells Explains How to Make Great Cosmetic Surgery Outcomes Better

March 27, 2015
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In today’s post, I’m going to be an answer man and respond to a question asked more and more by my cosmetic surgery patients: Can cosmetic injectables enhance cosmetic surgery outcomes?

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Chin Augmentation + Rhinoplasty = A More Gorgeous You

March 13, 2015
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As a leading facial plastic surgeon considered by many to be the master of rhinoplasty, I have seen thousands of people who want to change the size and shape of their noses. It’s certainly understandable.

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Your Facial Surgery Secret Is Safe with Us

February 27, 2015
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The About Face rooms in Bondi Junction have never been busier, and that’s true of many other cosmetic practices around the country.

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The Pros and Cons of Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty

February 13, 2015
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My schedule at About Face in Bondi Junction is almost always filled with a variety of rhinoplasty surgeries.

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Deep Plane Face and Neck Lift – So Good, You Won’t Need Anything Else

January 30, 2015
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With the arrival of 2015, patients have been calling in to ask about facial rejuvenation.

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Low Level Light Therapy Delivers High Level Healing

January 16, 2015
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Everyone at About Face in Bondi Junction is excited about the new Healite II, a type of low-level light therapy (LLLT).

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What is the Best Facelift in Australia?

January 2, 2015
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At my practice in Bondi Junction, we use everything at our disposal to ensure that we provide the two faceliftbenefits patients value most: more natural-looking results and less visible scarring.

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Cosmetic Surgery for Guys: Talking Man-to-Man

November 21, 2014
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Cosmetic enhancement, once the almost exclusive domain of women, is currently in-fashion for men…and likely to remain so.

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Part 2 – The How-To of Nasal Irrigation after Rhinoplasty

November 7, 2014
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The How-To of Nasal Irrigation after Rhinoplasty

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Nasal Douche After Rhinoplasty Part 1: Why You Should “Shower” Your Nose with Care

October 24, 2014
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To ensure that your new nose continues to look and function at its best, now is the time to practice nasal douching.

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Keeping It Real With Facial Plastic Surgery

October 10, 2014
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As you’ll learn in this post, whether or not someone will be happy with the results of facial plastic surgery may have as much to do with the patient as with the surgeon.

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3 Tips for Your Facelift “Coming Out” Party

September 26, 2014
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When a person has a facelift, they go through both a physical and mental recovery process. In this post, I offer some suggestions that help make for a smoother transition.

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Beauty Is As Beauty Eats

September 12, 2014
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Have you ever thought about how hard your skin works to look good?

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3 Lifestyle Factors that Cause Premature Ageing

August 29, 2014
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Here’s a basic question many surgeons ask their patients: “When you look in the mirror, are you surprised at the face you see looking back at you?”

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Master Symposium in Sydney

August 15, 2014
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One of the most gratifying aspects of being a facial plastic surgeon in Australia is being part of a professional community that comes together frequently in the spirit of peer-to-peer continuing education.

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Unexpected Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery

August 1, 2014
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Today’s post is for anyone who has ever considered cosmetic enhancement and been told that the quest for looking and feeling your best makes you shallow, self-absorbed or vain. I’m here to tell you they’re wrong!

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Lunch Hour Makeovers: Fast as a Gel Manicure

July 18, 2014
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During the hour some people spend eating, shopping, or having a manicure, patients at our Bondi Junction practice are revitalising their appearance with a Lunch Hour Lift, or, as some people call it, a liquid facelift.

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Yoga Practice: Breathing Your Way to Beauty

June 20, 2014
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Intrigued? I hope so. Because what I have to share today is truly mystical, but incredibly practical at the same time.

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What’s the Best Season for Facelift Surgery?

June 6, 2014
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There’s no time like the present to rejuvenate your face and enjoy all the positive benefits of facelift surgery. That being said, however, if you wait patiently until autumn or winter, you may have a better chance of getting the best possible results.

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Rhinoplasty Scarring – Preemptive Strike

May 23, 2014
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Scarring after a rhinoplasty fortunately tends to be minimal and, for the most part, unnoticeable. The outcome depends on several factors, not the least of which is choosing a highly experienced facial plastic surgeon to perform the procedure.

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Are “Selfies” Behind the Surge in Facial Surgery?

May 9, 2014
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This is the age of the “Selfy Generation.” Every day, millions of people of all ages document their every move with self-portraits taken on mobile phones, ipad’s, and other electronic devices. Are you one of them?

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How Long Will My Facelift Last?

April 25, 2014
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In this post, I want to answer that question with information about what can be expected from different types of facelift techniques, and things a patient can do to ensure the most lasting results.

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Checklist – What to Ask Your Surgeon Before Having a Facelift

April 11, 2014
Checklist – What to Ask Your Surgeon Before Having a Facelift

This post shares the questions you absolutely need to ask your surgeon before you dive into a facelift, as well as some of the answers you should expect to hear.

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Are You Worried About Scars After a Facelift?

March 28, 2014
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This is an extremely valid concern. Fortunately, surgeons such as myself who are well trained in facelift cosmetic surgery know how to minimise the appearance of scars.

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Is Fabulous 40 the Right Age for a Facelift?

March 14, 2014
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In a century marked by tremendous advancements in health and beauty that help us look and feel younger than ever before, many people are wondering if it’s ever too soon to begin thinking about cosmetic enhancement.

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Celebrity Facelifts – How Their Success Stories Can Be Yours

February 28, 2014
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In this post, I’m going to talk about some of the world’s best-loved celebrities and explain why they personify the expression,“You’re not getting older, you’re getting better”.

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Making Broken Noses Functional and Flattering

February 14, 2014
Making Broken Noses Functional and Flattering

In this post I’m talking about rhinoplasty, a treatment for a broken nose that focuses on the aesthetics of nasal beauty while addressing any breathing malfunctions.

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Getting Help for a Broken Nose

January 31, 2014
Getting Help for a Broken Nose

Your nose occupies a prominent position in the middle of your face, unprotected and exposed. That makes it especially vulnerable to impact and susceptible to damage.

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Otoplasty FAQ’s

January 17, 2014
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Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about ear reshaping surgery.

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What is the Recovery Process after a Facelift like?

January 3, 2014
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Are you wondering what to expect after a facelift?

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How is a Rhinoplasty Procedure Performed?

December 20, 2013
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If you are considering a nose job, you may be wondering how the procedure is performed.

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How Can I Reduce My Rhinoplasty Recovery Time?

December 6, 2013
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After a nose job, there are several steps you can take that may reduce recovery time. Find out which are the most important!

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Perfect Eyebrows & How You Can Get Them

November 22, 2013
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“Good eyebrows can make your face look younger and fresher so that you appear well-rested, attractive, and feminine,” says Dr Marcells.

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Put Your Best Face Forward This Holiday Season!

November 8, 2013
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Whether you’re getting ready for a non-stop round of parties or plan on taking a more subdued approach to the coming holiday season, one thing is certain: You’ll want to feel your best.

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Turkey Neck – It’s for the Birds!

October 25, 2013
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“Turkey neck” is so named because the wobbly, loose, and sagging skin that develops under the chin looks a lot like a turkey’s wattle.

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How Long Does a Rhinoplasty Take?

October 11, 2013
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Most surgeons agree that rhinoplasty, which combines science and art, is one of the most difficult procedures to master. Nobody wants their surgeon to rush through nose surgery.

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Facial Threads – The Greatest Thing Ever! Or Are They?

September 27, 2013
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Facial threads became popular some time ago among people in their 30s and 40s,as well as some who were older but whose skin had not become too lax for this treatment.

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How’s Your Breathing?

August 30, 2013
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We’re not talking about looks here, but about breathing functionality. Most of us hardly ever think about our noses’ main role, ensuring that our lungs get enough oxygen and all the carbon dioxide from our body is released from our body.

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How much younger will I look after a facelift?

August 16, 2013
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According to Dr Marcells, even though there are many studies that examine outcomes of cosmetic surgery, most of the studies look at outcomes from the patient’s point of view and how patients report satisfaction.

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Tania’s Reconstruction Rhinoplasty Experience

August 1, 2013
Tania's Reconstructive Rhinoplasty Experience

It has been six months since Tania underwent a reconstructive rhinoplasty performed by Dr George Marcells. She now speaks about her rhinoplasty experience.

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Don’t Snore Your Life Away

July 19, 2013
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Snoring is annoying. It can ruin relationships, strain marriages and drive partners to sleep in separate rooms. But in reality, snoring can be more than just annoying.

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Losing your sense of smell

June 27, 2013
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Losing your sense of smell affects the enjoyment of food, because around 80 percent of what we experience as taste has something to do with our sense of smell.

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Eyra Care Cosmeceuticals Range – Part 2

June 7, 2013
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Prevention is always better than cure. It is best to begin your routine skin care regimens early, long before you see fine lines develop on your face.

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Eyra Care Cosmeceuticals Range – Part 1

May 24, 2013
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No matter what your age, for a smooth, healthy and radiant skin, Dr Marcells recommends Eyra Care.

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Functional Rhinoplasty

May 14, 2013
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Rhinoplasty is an extremely delicate and technically challenging cosmetic procedure, which can be performed to correct functional problems or for aesthetic reasons.

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Sinus Wash – Can it Help You?

May 6, 2013
Sinus Wash – Can it Help You?

A stuffed nose can ruin your mood, give you a headache and change your whole outlook on life. The constant sniffing and blowing can be very frustrating not only to yourself but those around you.

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Male Rhinoplasty

April 28, 2013
Male Rhinoplasty

As more men turn to cosmetic surgery around the world, in Australia too we see the demand for rhinoplasty among them increasing.

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Your First Rhinoplasty Consultation

April 22, 2013
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People choose to have nose surgery (or rhinoplasty) for a number of reasons. But what will happen during the first consultation?

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Rhinoplasty and Ethnicity

April 7, 2013
Rhinoplasty and Ethnicity

All noses are not created equal. Just as each individual is unique, so is every nose. Noses of people from different ethnic backgrounds, however, can share common features…

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The Seasonal Nose – Hay-fever – Not Something to Sneeze At

March 31, 2013
The Spring Nose - Hay-fever - Not Something to Sneeze At

If you are one of the estimated 3.1 million Australians suffering from hay fever, springtime is not your favourite season…

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Nose Tip Refinement (Nasal Tip Rhinoplasty)

March 23, 2013
Nose Tip Refinement (Nasal Tip Rhinoplasty)

Nasal tip rhinoplasty refers to any procedure performed on the lower third of the nose. Nose tip refinement is a delicate art. It requires a lot of skill and experience, as well as…

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How To Treat A Broken Nose

March 4, 2013
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If you’ve been in an accident and suffered an injury, often the damages to the nose would be considered far less critical compared to most other injuries; unless there is immediate obstruction to breathing or something obviously dangerous.

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Which Brow Lift Suits You Best?

February 5, 2013
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How do you know which type of brow or forehead lift is right for you? This blog post compares and contrasts three different techniques.

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The Deep-Plane Facelift: Frequently Asked Questions

January 26, 2013
The Deep-Plane Facelift: Frequently Asked Questions

Dr George Marcells answers some frequently asked questions about the deep plane facelift.

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The Deep-Plane Facelift: What’s In A Name?

January 1, 2013
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“What’s in a name?” asks Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet.
“That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”
Yet quite a few people don’t appear to buy into this idea.

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The Big Hollywood Secret: The Deep-Plane Facelift

December 24, 2012
The Big Hollywood Secret: The Deep-Plane Facelift

Facelifts are among the top five most sought after cosmetic surgical procedures in the world. And these days they are becoming more mainstream with a steadily growing demand among appearance-conscious regular people, not just celebrities.

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Injectables or Surgery?

December 9, 2012
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A lot of people think facial plastic surgeons have something against the use of injectables treatments, that we resent injectables because many consumers are turning to injectables instead of having surgery. Not so.

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What Is Body Dysmorphia?

December 9, 2012
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a mental disorder characterised by a severe preoccupation with a perceived defect or slight imperfection in one’s appearance. Those who have this disorder focus on a specific feature to the exclusion of all other concerns.

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Paleo Diet – Lose Weight The Healthy Way

December 4, 2012
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There are so many fad diets out there that aim at helping you to lose weight quickly. The paleo diet is one such diet that differs from the rest in that it’s extremely easy to stick to because it’s healthy and everything you need can be found at your local grocery store.

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Face the Festive Season Looking Your Best

November 9, 2012
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It’s the party season and we all want to look our best!
Find out more about the non-surgical treatments available at About Face.

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Trends in Facial Surgery: Social Media Dominates

September 18, 2012
Margaret Front - Before and After Deep Plane Facelift

Where do you go to for information when researching a cosmetic surgery or facial plastic surgery procedure?

There is no substitute for a face to face consultation.

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MEASURING BEAUTY: A precise approach to facial surgery

August 23, 2012
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Like artists, Facial Plastic Surgeons ‘map’ the face and observe where there is symmetry.

But symmetry doesn’t always equate with beauty, and only ten per cent of people have faces that I consider to be symmetrical.

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AGES OF BEAUTY: wrinkle relaxers or facial surgery?

July 31, 2012
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In your quest for beauty or to look younger there are now more treatment options than ever before. While there are different trends for different ages, an individual consultation is essential to assess your needs and determine what is best for you.

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The Deep Plane Facelift: why I take this approach

July 19, 2012
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Your face deserves the attention and time you give to this topic. So, do your research!

With the deep plane facelift technique there is no ‘pulled’ appearance and a more defined jaw, neck and cheekbones can be created.

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PEACE Talk Expanded: From Eyelid Surgery to Facelifts

July 13, 2012
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100 people, including 80 optometrists, attended the Personal Eyes Annual Conference Event (PEACE) held at the Queen Victoria Building last weekend.

I spoke about upper eyelid surgery and the deep plane facelift.

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Facial Surgery and the Seasons

July 6, 2012
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Photo: before and after brow lift and eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)

If you are considering undergoing a facial plastic surgery procedure there are many things to consider…. including the season that suits you best!

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Open Structure Rhinoplasty: Why I Favour This Approach

June 20, 2012
Sharon

The open structure rhinoplasty technique requires advanced training to perform, and is by far the most thorough and structurally sound approach.

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9 Surprising Nose Facts

June 16, 2012
9 Surprising Nose Facts

You can download a FREE copy of this e-magazine to learn more about nose surgery.

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The Cheek Of It

June 5, 2012
Patient after Deep Plane Facelift. Note the pre-op photo showing sagging mid-face. Note the marked improvement of the mid-face and elegant cheek area in the post-op view. Note also the improvement of the naso-labial groove.

Volume loss in the mid-face is one of the hallmarks of ageing. While dermal fillers can temporarily recreate shape, cheek implants offer a more permanent solution.

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In the Media

May 28, 2012
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Within our ageing and health conscious population, there is an increasing level of interest in facial surgery and what it can achieve. I have recently been interviewed by editors and beauty writers from a variety of publications…

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Bondi Junction Private Hospital is Expanding

May 24, 2012
Bondi Junction Private Hospital is Expanding

The purpose-built hospital now spans over an entire additional level, offering state-of-the-art facilities for a range of Cosmetic, Facial, Plastic Surgery and ENT Surgery procedures.

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Sunday Lunch

May 17, 2012
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What are your favourite smells?
A home-cooked Sunday lunch reminded me of the importance of smell in daily life.

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The AAFPS – Tell me more…

May 8, 2012
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The emphasis of the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery is on providing education, leadership and research for our members.
As President, I will also be focusing on Education & Training, Promotion and Global Collaboration.

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New President of AAFPS

May 1, 2012
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Recently I attended and presented at two conferences in Adelaide, and I was elected as President of the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery.

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4th Open Structure Rhinoplasty Workshop – Success

March 27, 2012
Dr Marcells Presenting at 4th Open Structure Rhinoplasty Workshop

Attending conferences, seminars and workshops is essential for every specialist.

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What is a Facial Plastic Surgeon?

March 1, 2012
What is a Facial Plastic Surgeon?

Cosmetic surgeons work on many different parts of the body, whereas facial plastic surgeons spend their whole day creating exacting results purely on the face.

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